senate Bill S7734

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in the town of Ulysses

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Jun 22, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 21, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 20, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.1445
Jun 15, 2012 referred to rules

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S7734 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10714
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง46-a, Nav L

S7734 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in the town of Ulysses in the county of Tompkins.

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BILL NUMBER:S7734

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the navigation law, in relation to the regulation of the manner
of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks

PURPOSE:
To authorize the Town of Ulysses to use its zoning powers to regulate
boathouses, moorings and docks.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Subdivision 2 of Section 46-a of the Navigation Law is amended to
allow the Town of Ulysses in Tompkins County to adopt, amend and
enforce local laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with the
laws of this state or the United States, with respect to the
restriction and regulation of the manner of construction and location
of boathouses, moorings and docks in any waters within or bounding
the respective municipality to a distance of fifteen hundred feet
from the shoreline.

JUSTIFICATION:
The Town of Ulysses has requested that the town be authorized to
regulate boathouses, moorings, and docks pursuant to Section 46-a of
the New York State Navigation Law. This will enhance the Town of
Ulysses' ability to "preserve and protect the Town's natural and
environmental resources" as outlined in their Comprehensive Plan.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7734

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to the regulation of the
  manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 46-a of the navigation law, as
amended by chapter 278 of the laws  of  2011,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (2)  The  local legislative body of the village of Sodus Point and the
town of Huron in the county of Wayne, the villages  of  Croton-on-Hudson
and  Mamaroneck  and the town of Cortlandt in the county of Westchester,
the town of Stony Point in the county of Rockland,  the  town  of  Grand
Island  in  the county of Erie, the towns of Conesus, Geneseo, Groveland
and Livonia in the county  of  Livingston,  the  towns  of  Irondequoit,
Webster,  and Penfield in the county of Monroe, the village of Greenwood
Lake and the town of Warwick in the county of Orange, the town of  Carl-
ton in the county of Orleans, the village of Sackets Harbor in the coun-
ty  of  Jefferson,  and the villages of Union Springs, Aurora and Cayuga
and the towns of Genoa and Ledyard in the county of Cayuga,  the  [town]
TOWNS of Ithaca AND ULYSSES in the county of Tompkins, the city of King-
ston  and the village of Saugerties in the county of Ulster and the town
of Porter in the county of Niagara, and the village of  North  Haven  in
the county of Suffolk may adopt, amend and enforce local laws, rules and
regulations  not  inconsistent with the laws of this state or the United
States, with respect to the restriction and regulation of the manner  of
construction  and  location  of  boathouses,  moorings  and docks in any
waters within or bounding the respective municipality to a  distance  of
fifteen hundred feet from the shoreline.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16272-01-2

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